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Phoebus

epithet of Apollo as sun-god, late 14c., phebus, febus, from Latin Phoebus, from Greek Phoibos, literally "bright, shining, radiant," a word of unknown origin. Related: Phoeban, Phoebean.

updated on May 23, 2020

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Definitions of Phoebus from WordNet

Phoebus (n.)
(Greek mythology) Greek god of light; god of prophecy and poetry and music and healing; son of Zeus and Leto; twin brother of Artemis;
Synonyms: Apollo / Phoebus Apollo
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